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EWeek Labs // Executive Summary: Identicon DB 1.0

USABILITY

C

CAPABILITY

B

PERFORMANCE

B

INTEROPERABILITY

B

MANAGEABILITY

D

Creating PDA-based applications that interact in real time with corporate data is quite a bit more straightforward with ThinAirApps Identicon DB package than using traditional data synchronization techniques. Those with wireless PDA deployments in place or planned will find the software a good fit.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The software will quickly provide better ways to give employees access to corporate data whenever and wherever they need it.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // This type of software will make it feasible to run more demanding applications such as network management packages on PDA devices.

Easy-to-use database interfaces; able to submit queries using SQL statements and stored procedures; integrates with a popular Palm development tool; supports secure communication.

No built-in support for data result-set caching for offline data access; no administration tools for the server; fairly expensive.

ThinAirApps Inc., New York; (212) 343-5000; www.thinairapps.com